Position title
Lead Data Scientist - Personal Lines Insurer

Barker Munro Insurance Recruitment are delighted to be working with a major uk Personal Lines Insurer with an exciting opportunity to join the expanding EDS team.

The core function of the Data Scientist will be to develop advanced pricing, underwriting and fraud models using insurance data. As a Data Scientist you will work collaboratively with stakeholders in performing research and development in innovative new modelling activities.


As a Lead Data Scientist the successful candidate will be part of the EDS team. The Data Science & Analytics team is responsible for building innovative end user data and analytics solutions, AA / ML R&D, business partnering and providing data and analytical consultancy services.
The Data Science team are responsible for the production and testing of AA / ML models and techniques using a variety of cloud based software and applications as well as R&D on new AA/ML concepts and implementation techniques.
The main responsibilities for a Lead Data Scientist include but are not limited to:

Leading and mentoring a small team of Data Scientists.
Liaising with Key Stakeholders to translate problems into Data Science Experiments / Projects.
Taking ownership of the maintenance, evaluation and evolution of predictive algorithms and models.
Establishing and enforcing best practices for the testing, deployment, integration and evaluation of analytical models and their outputs in each business function.
Setting resource expectations and facilitating a wide range of ad hoc exploratory analysis to develop a deep understanding of both operational excellence and external customer engagement.
Presenting insights both internally within the team as well as to a range of business stakeholders at all levels
Identifying key opportunities where advanced analytics can influence and improve the current ways of working.
Act as a ‘thought leader’ in the field of advanced analytics.
Coaching on the topic of Advanced Analytics with the wider EDM team and the federated data analyst community.




If you feel you have the necessary skills and attributes for this position with one of UK’s best insurers then please do not hesitate to send your CV to Barker Munro Insurance Recruitment.
Contact: Alister Brown
Email: [email protected]
Telephone: 01622661633

Employment Type
Data Scientist
Job Location
31 Alumhurst Rd, Westbourne, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH4 8EN, United Kingdom
Base Salary
£55,000 -£65,000 per annum
Date posted
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